Brent's Banana Bread Recipe

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Servings: 10


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  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 3/4 c. all purpose flour
  • 2 3/4 teaspoon baking pwdr
  • 1 c. mashed ripe bananas (about 3 med.)
  • 1 c. coarsely minced dry fruit (apricots, pears, peaches, apples)
  • 1/2 c. minced walnuts


  1. For 1 loaf you will need:
  2. Beat the butter till creamy. Gradually add in the sugar, beating till light and fluffy. Add in the large eggs and beat till thick and pale yellow. In a separate bowl put together the dry ingredients and stir till well mixed. Add in the dry ingredients to the butter mix, mixing well.Stir in the bananas and minced fruit. Blend in only 1/3 cup of the walnuts. Pour the batter into a greased 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch loaf pan. Sprinkle the top with remaining nuts.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 65 to 70 min or possibly till a tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool bread 20 to 30 min before turning out on a rack to cool completely.
  4. Good served with: Fruit or possibly chicken salad, spread with whipped butter or possibly cream cheese.
  5. Tips: This bread will slice easier if wrapped and stored for 12 hrs. You can substitute any minced dry fruit in any combination you wish.
  6. This is banana bread with a difference - a very agreeable difference. In addition to the banana, there is a veritable cornucopia of other fruit; dry apricots, peaches, pears and apples, as well as minced nuts. It makes an attractive and delicious bread you will be happy to serve.
  7. Preparation time: 30 min. Oven temperature: 350 degrees. Baking time: 65 to 70 min.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 100g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 277  
Calories from Fat 106 38%
Total Fat 12.19g 15%
Saturated Fat 6.35g 25%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 427mg 18%
Potassium 124mg 4%
Total Carbs 38.89g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 5%
Sugars 19.62g 13%
Protein 4.26g 7%
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